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Democratic Primaries

  1. the democrats
    House Democratic Establishment Declares War on DemocracyThe DCCC just announced that it will blacklist any campaign vendor that works on a primary challenge to a Democratic incumbent.
  2. vision 2020
    4 Reasons Democrats Will Have a Front-runner Soon — and 3 They Won’tMore than likely someone will eventually stroll to the nomination in 2020. But maybe not so fast and maybe not at all.
  3. 2020 presidential election
    How Electable Is Bernie Sanders?It’s not clear whether Sanders is actually stronger or weaker than his Democratic rivals as a potential challenger to Trump.
  4. vision 2020
    Intelligencer Chat: Does Beto’s Policy Vision Matter?Some Democratic candidates are ultraspecific about what they’d do in office; others are mostly vague. How much do voters care either way?
  5. vision 2020
    Will Black Voters Still Love Biden When They Remember Who He Was?Joe Biden has the worst record on racial justice of any likely Democratic primary candidate. He is also the most popular among black voters.
  6. vision 2020
    The GOP Is Already Attacking Beto — for His White Male PrivilegeThe Texas congressman isn’t an official 2020 candidate. But Republicans are already attacking O’Rourke from the left on the airwaves in Iowa.
  7. early and often
    Is Hakeem Jeffries the Next Speaker — or Just Ripe for a Primary Challenge?The Brooklyn congressman has been pegged for political stardom. But the arrival of AOC in Washington might complicate his life.
  8. vision 2020
    Meet the New Bernie Campaign, Same As the Old Bernie CampaignSanders’s message hasn’t changed much over the past four years (or decades). His team hopes that this consistency will make a difference in 2020.
  9. vision 2020
    How Do Democrats Beat Trump in 2020? Barack Obama Has Some IdeasThe former president is reportedly telling Democratic candidates to rebut Trump’s dystopian vision and court rural voters.
  10. vision 2020
    The Democratic Party’s Most ‘Electable’ 2020 Candidate Isn’t RunningTammy Baldwin has proven that she can win Wisconsin by double digits — while championing single payer, gay rights, and labor.
  11. vision 2020
    Kamala Harris Didn’t Just Flip-Flop on Medicare for AllBut big promises about legislation Joe Manchin will never vote for mean less than pledges to aggressively exercise Executive authority.
  12. 2020 elections
    A Biden-Romney Fantasy Ticket So Ain’t HappeningA Washington outsider revives the hoary fantasy of a centrist third party, but it has never made any sense.
  13. new york primary
    Voting in New York Is a Predictable MessVoters say they’ve been removed from voting rolls and registered as members of parties they never joined.
  14. democratic primaries
    In Delaware, It’s the Year of White Male Centrist Career Politician Tom CarperA lot of observers smelled an upset brewing in Delaware, but Sen. Tom Carper overwhelmed his progressive challenger with money and a personal touch.
  15. ‘Rigging’ Primaries Is Fine. Backing Bad Candidates Isn’t.It isn’t illegitimate for a party to put its weight behind the more “electable” candidate — but only if it can be trusted to know who that is.
  16. The Resistance Is Turning Its Fire on a Conservative DemocratCongressman Dan Lipinski voted against Obamacare, the DREAM Act, and gay rights. Now, a progressive challenger may get him voted out of office.